• Heads up. Observations on Scottish mountain conditions this weekend

    Marginal conditions in the mountains this winter have led to uncertainty and difficult decision-making when planning journeys. Because of this Glenmore Lodge, Scotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre, has issued advice to all mountaineers on how to get the best out of their mountain journeys.

  • Dani Arnold is the Iron Knight

    Dani Arnold, has repeated Iron Knight (14+/15-) in Eptingen, Switzerland in just four sessions.

  • Greg Boswell adds a new X in the Northern Corries

    Finally, more widespread winter conditions have returned across Scotland. Local activist Greg Boswell has been out getting his share of the action with several routes including a new offering; Intravenous Fly Trap (X, 10) in the Northern Corries.

  • Adam Ondra fires new F9b at Oliana

    Within a week of arriving at Oliana, Adam Ondra has repeated Pachamama (F9a+) and then gone on to do the first ascent of Mamichula which he graded F9b.

  • Daniel Turner repeats Bloodsport

    Daniel Turner has just repeated Bloodsport (Font 8b) at Shaftoe, Northumberland.

  • UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup finishes with South Korean and Russians winning the lead and speed title

    The fifth and final round in Rabenstein of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup competition brought the 2017 season to a finish last weekend.

  • Stefano Ghisolfi gets early repeat of First Round, First Minute (F9b)

    Belayed by Alex Megos, Italian Stefano Ghisolfi has just redpointed the fourth ascent of First Round, First Minute (F9b) at Margalef.

  • BIFF 2017

    The Beastmaker International Footless Festival – better known as BIFF – concluded last night at the Climbing Works, Sheffield with Aidan Roberts and Gracie Martin taking Mr and Ms BIFF 2017 titles respectively.

  • UIAA Ice Climbing world Cup

    The UIAA ice climbing World Cup for 2016-17 is drawing to a close this weekend in Rabenstein Italy.

  • James Pearson on The Quarryman

    In April 2016 James Pearson climbed a childhood ambition, The Quarryman (E8 7a) in Twll Mawr



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